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First Aid with Essential Oils

Wound

  • Apply to the affected area, bandage with gauze to keep clean.
  • Re-apply oils when changing the bandage.
  • Use any of the following oils topically with a carrier oil: Thyme, Lavender, Francincense, Copaiba, Melaleuca, or Helichrysum.

Blisters

  • Use moleskin to protect blisters.
  • Apply oils topically.
  • Lavender is best followed by Melaleuca, Copaiba, or Frankincense.

Burn

  • For minor first degree burns, submerse the area in cool water.
  • Apply oils topically to affected area.
  • Use any of the following oils: Lavender, Melaleuca, Roman Chamomile, or Peppermint. Use as diluted.

Infection

  • Apply to the infected area of the skin.
  • Fir, Clary Sage, Bergamot, Copaiba, Cinnamon diluted with carrier oil.

Cut

  • To provide relief to a cut, scrape, or abrasion, apply topically to the affected area.
  • Use Meleleuca, Copaiba, Lavender or Frankincense to support skin regeneration, and Helichrysum to help stop bleeding.

Shock

  • Apply essential oils to behind the neck, on the temples, or place the oils in the patient’s hand to inhale.
  • Joyful Blend, Peppermint, Spearmint, Orange, Respiratory Blend, Eucalyptus, Cardamom or Bergamot.

Heat Stroke

  • Apply to temples or the back of the neck when the patient experiences heat stroke or heat exhaustion.
  • Peppermint diluted with carrier oil, Spearmint or Lavender.

Ant-Bacterial

  • Use 1 drop of any of the following oils topically; Oregano, Thyme, Melaleuca, Clove, Cinnamon, Protective Blend, Cleansing Blend diluted with carrier oil.

Bones

  • Apply oils topically to bone bruise, fracture or break.
  • Us the following oils: Wintergreen, Birch, Fir, Marjoram, all diluted with carrier oil.

Bruise

  • Apply topically to the bruised area.
  • Use any of the following oils, diluted as necessary: Helychrysum, Geranium, Lavender, Soothing Blend, or Anti-Aging Blend.

Headache

  • Apply to temples or the back of the neck when the patient experiences headaches or migraines.
  • Use Tension Blend, Peppermint, Frankincense, Lavender, or Soothing Blend. Dilute as necessary.

Strain

  • Apply topically to the affected area.
  • Dilute as necessary, particularly if pores are open due to strenuous activity.
  • Marjoram, Lemongrass, Frankincense, Birch, Blue Tansy. Dilute as necessary.
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